Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 10
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public

    MONDAY, Aug. 14
    Weight Loss Support Group. Beginning Aug. 14, will meet every Monday morning from 9-10 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. For those needing motivation and support to help shed those pesky pounds? Join the group to share weight loss stories, tips, recipes, inspiration and make new friends. Call the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 859-234-4881 to register.

  • Bagworms on the move

    Who among us is guilty of not noticing something until it’s too late?  Yes, all of a sudden there is nothing left of your blue spruce or arborvitae. Bagworms have been munching on the needles for weeks and we wonder how it all happened.  Well, they are at work right now so go outside and take inventory of your evergreens because that’s what the bagworm likes the most. Now is the time they do their damage unless we put a stop to it.

  • Academia

    The Kentucky Highway Industries (KHI) Scholarship Committee, chaired by Pat Judd, Gaddie-Shamrock, LLC, has announced their 2017 Scholarship Award recipients. The total allocation will be distributed to the students during the 2017-18 school year. Since 1998, $738,000 has been awarded to deserving students to help them achieve their education goals.
    Sophomore Tori Watkins will receive a $2,500 scholarship. Watkins attends Northern Kentucky University and pursuing a degree in informatics/broadcasting/media. She is the daughter of Diana Watkins.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Cecilia Jane Boland, July 3, daughter of Rick and Meghan Boland; Lyrik Nevaiah Rose Hively, June 18, daughter of Kayla and Travis Hively; Noah Jeffery McNees, May 24, son of Tim and Kim McNees; Blake Logan Walker, July 23, son of Rachelle Fryman and Justin Clay Walker.

  • Reunions

    All descendants of John Samuel and Nancy Ellen Dampier are invited to attend the 62nd annual family reunion scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 10 at the Bourbon County Park, Legion Road, Paris, Ky. The doors will open at 12 p.m. and lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

  • Reunions

    The descendants of George Lewis and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan will hold their 20th annual reunion at 11 a.m. with lunch served at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds 4-H building.
    Bring a meat dish, covered dish, drinks and utensils to be shared by everyone.
    Lewis and Mary had nine children, James Lafayette, William Henry, Mattie Elizabeth Jones, Samuel, Thomas, Charley Taylor, Mary Louisa New, John Newton and Julie Francis Sowder.

  • Copes to celebrate 58th anniversary

    Roy and Joella Cope will observe their 58th wedding anniversary on Aug. 22.
    They were married Aug. 22, 1959 in Berry, Ky., at the home of the Methodist minister. They have six children and 18 grandchildren, and still reside in Berry.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Leslie Ann Morris, 18, and Douglas Wade Spigles, 21, married June 23, 2017.
    Brianna Shae Smith, 27, and Adam Christopher Fischer, 27, married June 24, 2017.
    Haley Marie Powers, 20, and Elizabeth Renaie Dunn, 20, married June 24, 2017.
    Pauline Louise Bowser, 19, and Russell Lee Banks, 29, married June 24, 2017.
    Amanda Marie Gaunce, 25, and Mark Douglas Schimpler, 27, married July 1, 2017.
    Brenda Kaye Jenkins, 46, and Larry Wayne White, 66, married July 2, 2017.
    Alicia Elaine Kinney, 30, and Stevie Neace, 41, married July 7, 2017.

  • Lawsons to observe 50th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Grady Lawson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 11.
    They were married in Kelat by the Rev. James Powell.

  • Fillies softball holds awards banquet Wednesday evening

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The 2017 Tenth Region champion Harrison County Fillies held their annual awards banquet Wednesday night at the Cheers event building.  
    After the meal Coach Christine Garnett introduced the speaker for the evening, Whitney Allison, former Fillie player and current principal of Winburn Middle School in Lexington.